Presentation on theme: "Welcome at the Johannes Gutenberg-University MAINZ!"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome at the Johannes Gutenberg-University MAINZ! Information of the Sociology Department for our International Students
2 OverviewStudying in the Capital of Rheinland-Pfalz Mainz – Living in the CapitalThe Johannes Gutenberg-University MainzPresentation of the CampusSourrounding and ExcursionsGermany, „Rheinland-Pfalz“ and „Hessen“
3 Studying in the Capital of „Rheinland-Pfalz“ Mainz – Living in the Capital
4 Mainz – Living in the Capital! Welcome to MAINZCapital of „Rheinland-Pfalz“InhabitantsStudents
5 Mainz – Living in the Capital! A City with Traditionabove: Castle, below: Cathedralabove: View of Mainz, below: „Fastnachtsbrunnen“Mainz looks back on over 2000 years full of history.Roman background of the City can be found everywhere.
6 Mainz – Living in the Capital! Enjoy the AtmosphereIn the Summertime you can enjoy the evening at the beach of the River Rhine (left hand) or you can have an ice cream at the square of the cathedral (right hand).The brewery „Eisgrubbräu“ (left hand)
7 Mainz – Living in the Capital! Art and Culture in MainzIn Mainz you can visit a lot of museums: From Fossils, animals and natural history up to the museum of ancient ShipbuildingIn the state theatre you can enjoy concerts, ballet, opera or readingsGutenberg-Museum Middle Age manuscripts and „live“ demonstrations of printing the way it was done 500 years agoSome windows of the St. Stephen‘s Church are designed by the artist Marc Chagall
8 Mainz – Living in the Capital! Celebrate in Mainz!February: Rhenish carnival with a parade on „Rose Monday“May: Gutenberg-MarathonJune: „Johannisfest“ with fireworksJuly: Asta Summer festival at the UniversityRheinland-Pfalz Open-Air ConcertAugust: Wine festival in the „Volkspark“December: Christmas marketCarnivalChristmas marketRheinland-Pfalz Open-Air Concert
9 Mainz – Living in the Capital! In the centre of Rhine-MainMainz is located in the centre of the region Rhine-main and it is very easy to reach: :20 min Airport Frankfurt30 min Frankfurt city centre40 min Ryanair Airport Frankfurt/HahnThe use of public transport within the region Rhine-Main is with the student ticket („Semesterticket“) for students of the University of Mainz for free!
10 The Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz Presentation of the Campus
11 Johannes Gutenberg-University Interdisciplinary UniversityDepartment of MathsStudents11 Faculties90 different subjectsLanguages: Slavonic Studies, English and American Studies, German language and literature studiesNatural sciences: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, MathsSports, Medicine, Economics, Law, Art, etc.Department of ChemistryDepartment of Social SciencesAdministration
12 Johannes Gutenberg-University The CampusMainz is one of the biggest Campus-Universities of Germany.Housing: Inter I and Inter IIA 5 minute walk to the city centre of MainzSBII Faculty of Social Sciences and MediaCafeteriaSports facilities
13 Johannes Gutenberg-University An international University with traditionFoundation of a University in Mainz„Johannes Gutenberg-Universität“ Mainz5.000 international students per year250 ERASMUS students per year
14 Johannes Gutenberg-University Computers/ Wireless LANThe University of Mainz offers:Free web-account and -addressAccess to printer, copier and scannerWireless LAN at the whole campus, in all lecture rooms and in all librariesFree web-access in all students‘ halls of residence owned by the UniversityFree computer courses (Excel, Access,...)
15 Johannes Gutenberg-University Students‘ halls of residenceThe University of Mainz guarantees every international student a place in a students‘ hall of residence.The students‘ halls of residence are located:at the Campusin the city of MainzLearn GermanFree German courses at medium and higher levelCheap courses for beginners
16 Johannes Gutenberg-University SportsThe University of Mainz offers a broad and free sports program for students.Sports:Aerobics, athletic sports, badminton, ballet, basketball, beachvolleyball, cheerleading, dancing, fencing, gymnastics, handball, hockey, judo, karate, kendo, ping-pong, rock climbing, rugby, soccer, swimming, tennis, trampoline, volleyball, yoga, etc….
17 Social Sciences, Media and Sports Faculty 02Social Sciences, Media and SportsMotion picture sciencesEducational sciencePoliticsPsychologyMedia and CommunicationJournalismSociologySports science
18 Department of Sociology International DepartmentCooperations with the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Spain, South Africa, Turkey,Lectures are mostly held in German
19 Sourrounding and Excursions Germany, „Rheinland-Pfalz“ and „Hessen“
20 Sourrounding and Excursions Germany: An overviewHamburg: 520kmBerlin: 570kmHannover: 370kmHamburgBerlinDresden: 480kmCologne: 180kmMAINZCologneDresdenStuttgart: 200kmMunich: 420kmStuttgartMunich
21 Sourrounding and Excursions The Federal State „Rheinland Pfalz“
22 Sourrounding and Excursions The Metropolis Frankfurt am MainInhabitantsCity of BanksIt‘s often called „Mainhattan“European Financial CentreHistorical Old TownTown HallOld Opera„Römerberg“
23 Sourrounding and Excursions Very close to Mainz:The „Mittelrheintal“ – UNESCO World Heritage„Mäuseturm und Ruine Ehrenfels“„Schönburg“„Stolzenfels“„Burg Sooneck“„Burg Stahleck“„Pfalzgrafenstein“
24 Welcome to Mainz!We are looking forward to many students from all over the world!In the year 2005 the University of Mainz got among 5 other German Universites the European Certificate for the care for ERASMUS students in the year 2004.
25 More Information Important web addresses: Homepage of the University of Mainz:International OfficeHomepage of the Department of Sociology:Homepage Erasmus-Coordination:Contact: